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How will Brexit impact on HR?

We are frequently asked about how Brexit will impact on HR. As as with all aspects of Brexit there is no certainty, however here is a little update on the current position. As we found out yesterday, Brexit has now been postponed and a new departure date of 31st October 2019 applies. The UK will…

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Meet the team

Your HELP team! A little bit about Cally…. ‘I have over 8 years’ experience working within HR across a number of different industries. Within my HR career, I have held a variety of roles which have mainly focused on a generalist background. More recently I have focused heavily on the advice side for employee relations…

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Employee attendance over the Winter season

Winter time is upon us once again, harsh winds, ice, cold weather and the possibility of snow. Last year we saw heavy snowfall and the country come to a halt, the chances of that happening again this winter are increasing daily. So make sure your employee handbooks have the correct policies in place to cope…

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Oh! Those January Blues ……

Helping your employees to beat the January Blues The dismal weather combined with struggling bank balances and weight gain after the Christmas frivolities means that it is hardly surprising that the most depressing day of the year falls in January – Blue Monday. January is also noted as the most popular month of the year…

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Featured: Did your Christmas party leave you with a HR headache?

HR is not something to ignore until a problem comes up; if you are prepared and plan ahead, you can prevent problems from arising in the first place, which will help you avoid unnecessary hassle. —- Happy New Year! How was your office party? Have you been suffering with a Human Resources headache ever since…

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How social media can have a negative effect on business

Social Media, a rapid new tool which can be used in many different ways. Social networking has become another mean of how people choose to communicate and share information about their personal lives. Using social media in the correct way, such as for marketing purposes can have huge advantages for business owners and has proved…

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Employment law updates- are you keeping up?

HR, Equality Act, National Minimum Wage, TUPE, tribunals

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Are zero hours contracts right for you?

zero contract, HELP, HR, flexible hours, employment law, ACAS

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Tribunal reform confirmation

The Government has now confirmed the date for its reforms to the Employment Tribunal as mentioned in April’s bulletin. As of 29th July 2013 fees will be implemented for any claims and appeals made to the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). This will not be applicable for claims that are already in the system. Two main…

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The Right To Wear a Cross and other Employment Law cases

Interesting Employment Law Cases Discrimination – religion. The right to wear a cross. The Euopean Court of Human Rights found that Ms Eweida, a Christian, was discriminated against when British Airways refused to allow her to visibly wear a crucifix at work, in contravention of its uniform policy.  The ECHR ruled that Ms Eweida’s rights…

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